Monthly Archives: May 2011

267. The Sun is Shining!

The sun was shining for a few minutes today!  I right away went outside and pulled up weeds, filling two whole baskets.  If you know anyone who needs them, call me. I am what’s known as a fair-weather gardener, except … Continue reading

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266. Elizabeth and CJ Bush

It’s more than Memorial Day today.  It’s also the second wedding anniversary of my great-niece Elizabeth Fitzpatrick Bush and CJ Bush. Elizabeth is the youngest child of my nephew Tim Fitzpatrick. I haven’t seen her since she was four years … Continue reading

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264. Fallen Heroes

A few months ago, my brother-in-law Don Ford sent me this story.  And it had been sent to him by Mary Bronson.  Thanks to both of them. If you know the story, you may also know that has been associated … Continue reading

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264. Prom Promenade

This is the beginning of my collection of prom photos. They’re hopefully being compiled as I can wiggle them free from your grasp. If you haven’t sent me one yet, please do it!  Along with the year, name of school, … Continue reading

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263. Junk or Treasure

A quick, hassle-free way to get rid of stuff after de-cluttering is to put it out on your front parking strip with a FREE sign on it. My daughter Susy taught me that. Anything I haul out there is gone … Continue reading

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262. American Idol Shoudda been

The people at American Idol just won’t listen to me.  They always get it wrong.  Last night, over my strenuous objections, they crowned Scotty McCreery as the new American Idol. It’s not that I don’t like him, or that I … Continue reading

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261. On a Wing and a Prayer

Folks who go to Mass in a Catholic church (or services in the Episcopal church), participate in an ancient cry for mercy.  We call it the Kyrie. Whether the words are spoken or sung, they contain an earthy, simple plea … Continue reading

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